Great gifts for the world’s best mom

This article was originally published in May 2014

Show your appreciation this Mother’s Day with garden-themed gifts. Here are a few of our favorite ideas to brighten Mom’s world.


Hanging basket

Give Mom a lush hanging basket filled with colorful ivy geraniums, Calibrachoa (“Million Bells”) flowers or a tomato plant.

Perennials for the Pacific Northwest: 500 Best Plants for Flower Gardens

Help Mom select the best perennials for her garden with “Perennials for the Pacific Northwest: 500 Best Plants for Flower Gardens” by Marty Wingate. This colorful, definitive guide focuses on flowers suited for the gentle climate of the Northwest.

Aromatherapy products

Let Mom pamper herself with Mama Zum aromatherapy products from Indigo Wild. Choose from a soothing mist, soy candle or soap made from goat’s milk; each features garden scents of lulling lavender and sweet bergamot.

Sun hat

Get Mom stylish sun protection with a sun hat from San Diego Hat Company. Check out the new upcycled styles!

Water bottle

Keep Mom hydrated in the garden with a water bottle from Liberty Bottle Works. Locally made in Yakima, Wash., these chic metal water bottles are constructed with lightweight, 100 percent recycled aluminum lined with BPA-free food grade coating.

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